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Blog Archive for bleonard during April 2008

The ability to drag and drop has been a staple of desktop applications for years. With the advent of Ajax, the ability to drag and drop has now found its way to web applications. In this entry I spice up the blogging application we've been building with the ability to drag comments to the trash. This is an appropriate feature to add as our own blogs here on java.net have been prone to spam...
Actually, I don't know what this feature is called, but I love it when a web application gives me instant feedback on the validity of my entry. For example: This is especially true when I'm registering a new user account - submitting the page over and over again because the username I've selected is already taken or the password doesn't meet the requirements is always a drag. So I...